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Stephen Gowen
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Birth: Jun. 17, 1753
York County
Maine, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 1846
York County
Maine, USA

TOWN RECORDS - Kittery, York, Maine:
17 June 1753 - Stephen Gowen was born
to William Gowen and Judey, his wife.

Occupations - Constable; Postman;
Town treasurer; Justice of the Peace;
Selectman for several years;
He was on a committee selected by Sanford
to oppose the 'Alien and Sedition' acts passed in 1798 by President John Adams.

On January 7, 1772 Stephen came to Sanford with his father.

In December of 1776, the Governor of Rhode Island solicited the aid of Massachusetts in defense of that state. Stephen Gowen [Private] served between May 19 to July 18, 1777 in Captain Abel Moulton's company of Colonel Jonathan Titcomb's regiment.

Stephen built a dam across the river and completed a grist-mill, running one set of stones. About three years later he and his sons, James and Walter erected a saw-mill below and adjoining; the capacity of this mill was such that 8 or 10 bushels of corn could
be ground per day.

Stephen died at his residence in Sanford.

Stephen married
1] Mary POWERS
on 5 January 1775 at Sanford.
They were the parents of thirteen children;
James [July 1775-August 1775],
Ruth, William, Timothy, Stephen, Polly, Sally, James, George, Mercy, John, Walter, Jane.
The family is recorded on the
1790 census at Sanford, York, Maine.

on 16 June 1816 at Berwick.

Son of - William GOWEN Judith WITHAM.
Family links: 
  William Gowen (1727 - 1781)
  Mary Powers Gowen (1754 - 1815)
  Mary Robards Gowen (1769 - 1840)
  Ruth Gowen Garey (1776 - 1853)*
  William Gowen (1778 - 1831)*
  Timothy Gowen (1780 - 1854)*
  Stephen Gowen (1783 - 1855)*
  Polly Gowen (1785 - 1859)*
  Sally Gowen (1787 - 1853)*
  James Gowen (1788 - 1865)*
  Mercy Gowen Gatchell (1791 - 1864)*
  George Gowen (1791 - 1870)*
  Mercy Gowen Getchell (1791 - 1864)*
  John Gowen (1793 - 1863)*
  Jane Gowen Wilkinson (1795 - 1868)*
  Walter Gowen (1795 - 1887)*
  Ezekiel Gowen (1749 - 1832)*
  Stephen Gowen (1753 - 1846)
*Calculated relationship
died March 14, 1846
age 92 years & 9 months
Gowen Family Burial Ground #2
York County
Maine, USA
Maintained by: Ralph Gowen
Originally Created by: Yvonne Gowen
Record added: Feb 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47600030
Stephen Gowen
Added by: Bill Paschal
Stephen Gowen
Added by: Yvonne Gowen
Stephen Gowen
Added by: Yvonne Gowen
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- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Jan. 27, 2015

- Yvonne Gowen
 Added: Jul. 4, 2012

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